Annabel Howland (b. UK) lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Solo and duo exhibitions (selection):

Coming up:
Solo exhibition and work in public space at VU Amsterdam
Solo exhibition at Bradwolff Projects, Amsterdam
Group exhibition at The Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

Triangulations, sound installation, Het Rode Loper Festival, Flevopark, Amsterdam

Producers-Parasites-Hosts (Den Helder) - Het Pomgemaal, Den Helder
Producers-Parasites-Hosts (On Cheating), Pakhuis Wilhelmina, Amsterdam

Liminal Cuts (solo) Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Launch of Howworld.
Drains, Cables, and Cuts, (solo) part of Silicon Fen by Film & Video Umbrella and Norwich School of Art and Design, King’s Lynn Art Centre & Babylon Gallery, Ely, England.

Stay, Futura (solo), Prague, Czech Republic

Lines of Disposition. Lines of Site. Archipel (solo), Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
Expanding Cuts, TENT.’s Curve, Rotterdam Photo Biennial, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Cut Land/Terre Tranchée, Centre VU (solo exhib. & residency), Quebec, Canada (cat.).

Cloudgrids, Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Peripheral(s) Hotel New York, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA.
Peripheral(s), (solo) Grafisch Atelier Utrecht, Netherlands.

AIR, Galerie MK, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Resonances, (solo), Pand Paulus, Schiedam, Netherlands.

Valuta/Currencies, (solo) Rotterdam Photo Biennial, De Vaalserberg, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Group exhibitions/projects (selection):

Residu #3, Kunsthal 45, Den Helder, Netherlands

Agora Athens Biennale, Producers-Parasites-Hosts Athens Mix sound piece performed with a lecture on Asger Jorn by Hilde de Bruijn (

Genius without Talent, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Digitaal? Analoog! Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands

There is No Road (The Road is Made by Walking), Laboral, Gijón, Spain

Kersvers, Club 11, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Tracer, Para-education Department (Annie Fletcher and Sarah Pierce) Witte de with Center for Contemporary Art/Tent. Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.).
Moving, Artwalk, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Willekeur en/of Het Goed Geproportioneerde Lichaam, Artis, Den Bosch, Netherlands.
Non-Members Only, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Perspective 2002, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Amsterdamse Visite, De Parel bij Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Selective Whole, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, USA (cat.).
Navigation, Adrift at Stubnitz Las Palmas, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.).

Landscape Trauma in the Age of Scopophilia, Cafe Gallery, London / Leeds Met. University Gallery, Leeds, England. Curated: Richard Hylton, Autograph ABP (cat.)
Multipel Meervoud, Parel, Amsterdam (cat.), Netherlands.

Mois de la Photo à Montréal SKOL centre des arts actuels, Montréal (Québec), Canada (cat.) Special Mention, Le Prix Contact du Mois de la photo à Montréal
and...and...and...and..., Consortium, Amsterdam, Netherlands (see below).

Computer World, The Tannery, London, England.
Zero Time, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (see below).

Snapshot Politics, Provinciaal Museum Hasselt, B / CBK Rotterdam, Netherlands.


Perspectives, permanent work the central hall of St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Trebesice Tracks, commissioned by Alberto di Stefano for Chateau Trebesice,
Czech Republic
West, permanent photo & glass screen around the central hall and the staff restaurant of St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Publications (selection):

Residu #3 Cat. Mondriaan Foundation 2015
The Ascender Image to illustrate article by John Upton ‘The Macro of Micro’ in Issue 4 - Soil
Index #2, Australia 2011
There Is No Road (The Road is Made by Walking) ed. Steven Bode with essays by Steven Bode, Sean Cubitt, George Stolz and Fernando García-Dory, Gijón 2009.
Silicon Fen, edited by Simon Willmoth and Steven Bode with texts by Iain Sinclair, Simon Willmoth, Steven Bode, Sean Cubitt and Tom Williamson. Norwich/London 2008.
S.Mag. no. 1, 2007, (Magazine about art and culture on/at sea), ‘Het Zeedelijk. A Turquoise Place’. Satellietgroep (The Hague)
Fjoezzz, no. 1, 2006, ‘Glas in de openbare ruimte. Deel 2’ (Glass in public space)
Kersvers no.1 magazine, Tommyz Toko/Vrienden Communicatie, Amsterdam 2005
Stay Cat. Futura/Castle Trebesice/Netherlands Embassy, Prague 2005
Kersvers no.0 magazine, Tommyz Toko/Vrienden Communicatie, Amsterdam 2004
Perspective 2002, Cat. Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast 2002
Selective Whole, Cat. Parel Amsterdam/Raid Projects, Los Angeles 2002
Cut Land/Terre Tranchée, Centre VU, Quebec City 2002
Landscape Trauma in the Age of Scopophilia, Cat. Autograph ABP 2001
HNY P.S.1, Jeanne van Heeswijk/Artimo Foundation, pp. 116-119, Amsterdam 2001
SKOL 1999-2000 Cat. SKOL centre des arts actuels, Montréal 2000
Snapshot Politics Cat. Provinciaal Museum Hasselt/ CBK Rotterdam 1992


Two-month Mondriaan Fund residency at Pomgemaal Den Helder, North Holland.
Residency, Castle Trebesice, Czech Republic.
Residency, Centre VU, Quebec City, Canada.
Initiator and organizer of and...and...and...and... (Alexandre David, Joseph Grigely, Annabel Howland, Brighid Lowe, Imogen Stidworthy), Consortium, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Photograph for Mitsubishi, Rotterdam, the Netherlands commissioned by Moriko Kira (architect).
Co-organizer and initiator of the exhibition Zero Time, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (Tariq Alvi, Craig Bell, Caspar Berger, Annabel Howland, Brighid Lowe, Arthur Neve, Keiko Sato).


1990-92 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands.
1986-90 Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, England.
1989 Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1985-86 Winchester School of Art and Design, England.